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WebXpress Solutions Profile

  1. 1. January 17, 2011 WebXpress Logistics Solution Offering Apurva Mankad ECFY Consulting Pvt. Ltd. w w w. w e b x p r e s s. i n
  2. 2. Agenda About ECFY WebXpress Solution Suite WebXpress Solution Offering: • Transport Management System • Fleet Management • Warehouse Management • Business Intelligence • Mobile Solutions • GPS Solution • B2B Integration • Online Accounts
  3. 3. January 17, 2011 About ECFY
  4. 4. Company SnapshotGenesis Solution Focus Private limited company  Transportation & fleet management Founded in November 2004  Warehousing Based at Mumbai  Supply chain visibility Development centers at Mumbai & Surat  Devices: Mobile, GPSTechnology  Business Intelligence Web based technologies Customer Segment Focus Microsoft technologies  Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) AJAX, C# .Net, SQL 2005, SSRS  User of Logistics Services (LSUs) Mobile: SMS/ GPRS, Windows MobileTeam Profile Business Process consultants Training and Process Head Project Managers- 9+ years exp System & database designer- 6+ years exp
  5. 5. January 17, 2011 WebXpress Solution Suite
  6. 6. WebXpress Product Suite Business Intelligence- Qlikview WebXpress Transaction Suite Customer PortalDEVICES B2B • TrackingMobile Integration • InvoiceGPS Fleet Management Transportation Warehousing EDIBar Code RosettaNet • PaymentsRFID XML • Complaints Finance & Accounts | CRM | HRMS • Enquiry • Contracts Allied Services: Managed Web Hosting | Connectivity • E-POD
  7. 7. Why WebXpress? Proven Solution • Over 2000 users, 1200 locations, 2 mn transactions per monthLineage Diversified Customer base • Built in Industry practices• Promoted by professionals • Start-ups to industry leaders• From IT and logistics industry • LSPs and user industry• Global expertise for local needs • IT challenged to IT mature The WebXpress AdvantageDomain Focus Support Infrastructure• Undiluted focus on supply chain • Online Customer Support Portal and logistics • Telephonic and IM support Ecosystem Approach• Product focus with services • Project Management Office • One stop solution• Transaction to Analysis • Web hosting to GPS to training • Enabled through partners A Technology Solution that works even at the Bottom of the Pyramid
  8. 8. WebXpress Customers WebXpress is used by
  9. 9. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress TMS
  10. 10. WebXpress TMS Modules 3 P L/T R A N S P O R T S E R V I C E PROVIDER Reports Customer Self Service PortalCustomer contracts Operations Tracking • Tracking • InvoiceCustomer retention WebXpress TMS POD Management • Complaints • Enquiry • Rates Vendor contracts Invoice & payments Online accounts • E-POD • Octroi Rcpts Security management • MIS GPS SYSTEM RFID/BAR CODING MOBILE SYSTEM
  11. 11. Type of companies covered by TMS  Manages transportation for end customer3PL Provider  Works with transportation partners for capacity  Dockets booked by transportation partner  Billing to end customer on a back to back contract  Vendor payment based on dockets booked  Provides his own transportation capacityTransportation Company/ Own  May have arrangements with dedicated vendorsbooking by 3PL  Dockets booked by transportation company itself  Billing to end customer on docket booking  Vendor payment based on capacity
  12. 12. Business Models Covered by WebXpress TMS  Movement from customer warehouse to warehouse,Full Truck Load (FTL) without involving HUBSLess Than Truck Load (LTL)  Movement using Transporters hub & spoke network  Committed Time for door to door delivery employingExpress Cargo Delivery hub & spoke networkParcel Delivery  Godown pick-up and delivery with warehousing servicesLocal Delivery  Intra-city Next Day DeliveryCrossing  Delivery for another transporter, handover to a partner transporter
  13. 13. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress Fleet Management
  14. 14. Type of companies covered by FMS  Fleet owned by fleet companyFleet Owner + Operators  Dockets booked by fleet company  Billing to end customer on docket booking basis  Fleet maintenance through own/ outsourced workshop  Provides vehicles on demand to transport companiesFleet Providers  No docket booking done by fleet provider  Trip sheet generated for each journey  Billing to end customer on trip sheet basis  Fleet maintenance through own/ outsourced workshop
  15. 15. WebXpress Fleet Management FLEET OWNER & OPERATOR External Entities Driver & Fuel MgmtJourney Request Mgmt Trip Sheet Tyre Management VendorsRoute Cost Management WebXpress Fleet Job Sheet Management Document Alerts Finance & Accounts Fixed & Variable Expenses Customers Track & Trace E-mail GPS System MOBILE ALERTS
  16. 16. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress WMS
  17. 17. WebXpress WMS Modules WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT Inspection Management INBOUND- ASN INBOUND- GRN INBOUND- Put Away generation B2B Data Customers ERP Integration Stock & Location Cycle Count WebXpress WMS Transfer OUTBOUND- Order OUTBOUND- Pick Process OUTBOUND- Dispatch Management Delivery Tracker Auto Alerts Bar Code PDT
  18. 18. Type of companies covered by WMS  Operates multiple warehouse for multiple customers3PL Provider  Provides warehousing as a service  Uses own WMS to manage multiple customers  Billing to end customer based on services provided  Customization of WMS for each industry vertical  Integration of WMS with ERP of customers  Own warehouse facilityManufacturer/Trader  Uses WMS to manage his facility  May integrate with ERP or another internal IT system  No billing as facility is his own
  19. 19. WebXpress WMS Salient Features Web-based Online Warehouse Management System Information across locations to customers through online access Handles multi-customer multi-location warehouses for 3PL Advance location management for better warehouse usage B2B Integration with Customers’ ERP for online information update Bar code enabled- bar code generation and scan PDT enabled- use of hand held terminals for put-away, pick and cycle count Deployed across various industry verticals such as Paper, Telecom, Consumer Durables, Books, Music, Project management etc. Fine tuned for India situation and infrastructure
  20. 20. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: Business Intelligence
  21. 21. WebXpress BI Services Ready to use analytics: WebXpress team has prepared a set of analytics reports for various business areas. Customer can evaluate and pick and chose from these ready templates Study of new analytics: WebXpress domain experts will work with Safexpress decision makers to understand their analytical reporting requirements. These will be beyond ready to use templates Study of OLTP database: WebXpress technical team will study the data structure of various tables to understand table and field definitions, table relationships etc. The team will map the fields with those required for analytics. Load OLTP data into Qlikview: WebXpress technical team will design scripts to load data from OLTP system into Qlikview Data Files called QVDs Design/ deploy analytics: WebXpress team will then design analytics using Qlikview development tool and connect the analytics to data sources Training: WebXpress team will also train Safexpress technical team in use of Qlikview. WebXpress team will separately train users of analytics as to how Qlikview should be operated
  22. 22. Seeing is believing: KPIs
  23. 23. Seeing is believing: Data Across Customers
  24. 24. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress Mobile
  25. 25. WebXpress TMS Mobile Application Architecture Architecture Internet Data Center. • The Mobile Hand Held Terminal (HHT) is Wi-Fi / GPRS enabled WebXpress TMS • HHT is connected to sever over the Internet via GPRS • HHT may be connected using WebXpress Mobile Wi-Fi where available Application MiddlewareHHT INTERNET GPRS/ 3G Leased/ Broadband connection Link: 256 Kbps to 1 Mbps Wi-Fi Router HHT Technical Details HHT • Wi-Fi enabled/ GPRS enabled • 64/ 128 MB RAM • Windows Mobile/ CE OS PC/Laptop • .Net compact framework Wi-Fi Hotspot/ Office • Camera 2.5 megapixels or higher
  26. 26. Advantage of WebXpress HHT architecture The application talks DIRECTLY to web-server over GPRS or Wi-Fi There is NO MIDDLEWARE at the warehouse- thus no server, no maintenance, no downtime The application uses Web-services over Wi-Fi or GPRS over HTTP, thus not requiring special firewall settings needed for an FTP or an SQL query. This also does away with docking, sync partnerships etc. The application retrieves data from web BUT then works offline. ALL validations of a given form are carried out within the device. The built in locking mechanism ensures that when HHT is using a particular transaction- say a GCN update- no other HHT can use the same. Also, web application too can not use it till the time HHT releases or completes the transaction.
  27. 27. WebXpress TMS Mobile Modules Booking • You can use WebXpress Mobile to enter Cnote/Docket Tracking • Any Cnote or Vehicle can be tracked directly from mobile Delivery Update • All delivery information of a docket can be updated from mobile One Click POD • You can take a picture of POD and upload the same
  28. 28. Photo Capture Screen gets activated on Shoot & Upload Click on Shoot and Upload button to invoke camera function Take a picture of POD- use flash if required Click on done button WebXpress Mobile will now upload POD automatically Wait for main screen to appear again
  29. 29. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress GPS
  30. 30. Components of GPS Tracker Solution GPS Tracker box- a hardware device attached to a vehicle GPS Tracker Command Center- software and networking application GPS data Analysis Tools- analysis software Maps and location database Mobile Network (Already cover 90% of landmass in India) GPS Satellites (Free and already in the sky!!) WebXpress GPS Module
  31. 31. WebXpress GPS Solution DiagramGPS Satellites GPS Tracker WebXpress Command INTERNET Application Center GPS Module Application Mobile Receiver WebXpress UsersGPS Tracker Box Cellular Network
  32. 32. WebXpress GPS Module GPS Command Center WebXpress Interface Program WebXpress GPS Module Connection Manager GPS Data Download Data Analysis & Reports Resource Manager Analytics • Consignment Tracking • Vehicle Master WebXpress • Vehicle Reports • GPS Tracker Box master GPS Analysis • Arrival Estimation Module • Driver Master • Actual arrival Vs. Data Entry • Location Master • Deviation measurement
  33. 33. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: B2B Integration
  34. 34. WebXpress B2B Integration For complete visibility, various players across supply the supply chains need to collaborate. Information Exchange is the key to such collaboration WebXpress is capable of integrating with systems of any supply chain partner using various technology options WebXpress is compliant with following data integration standards: • Electronic Data Interchange- EDI- using following standards  EDIFACT  ANSI X.12  Rosettanet  VDA • Flat file exchange using FTP (CSV files) • SQL query based table updates • Manual upload of XLS/CSV files • Web form for data entry Data Integration allows information from WebXpress to directly flow into partner’s application with no human intervention
  35. 35. Case Study- HP Sales India HP has mandated all logistics partners to exchange data electronically using EDI ANSI X.12 standards WebXpress has provided such an integration solution to TCI-XPS, DTDC and CCI Logistics WebXpress TMS Advance Shipping Notice Docket booking Tracking Information Vehicle departure Tracking Information Delivery to consignee HP SAP Systems Invoice Bill generation Acknowledgement Accounts Payment Advice Accounts
  36. 36. January 17, 2011 Solution Offering: WebXpress Online Accounts
  37. 37. Understanding WebXpress Accounts FeaturesCENTRALISED & ONLINE ACCOUNTS AUTOMATIC & INTEGRATED This means that locations can not change  As operation transactions happen, relevant accounts rules account entries are automatically posted Provides high integrity of accounts structure  No need to take transaction data to As entries are entered across India, central accounting system and post manually accounts can see the effects immediately  Saves data entry by over 70% as more than No need to get accounts data from across 80% of accounts transaction originate in locations and consolidate operations  For example, when a bill is generated, Billed Debtor ledger is Dr. and Income Cr.. When bill is collected Bill Debtor is Cr. and Cash/bank Dr.
  38. 38. Understanding WebXpress Accounts FeaturesEVERY LOCATION AS PROFIT CENTER REAL TIME CASH & BANK STATUS All accounting entries are posted in  All Dr and Cr entries are posted as WebXpress along with reference of location transactions are carried out Thus it is possible to view every ledger  Cash/ bank is Dr./ Cr. as a result of these filtered by a every location entries This helps to check P&L, TB and BS of every  All transactions can be viewed in form of a location individually Cash & Bank statement The location can be grouped by area or  It is possible to view cash & bank statement region to get area wise or region wise P&L of ANY location from anywhere subject to analysis rights  Thus, management has an ONLINE & REAL TIME idea of cash/ bank position of entire business
  39. 39. Chart of AccountCoA features System accounts Chart of accounts is specified in WebXpress  Some of the account heads are also used to by company’s accounts department post automatic accounting entries for CoA remains SAME for all locations and can transactions not be altered by locations  These accounts are embedded into CoA is managed centrally and modifications transactions care carried out with approval from Account  These accounts CAN NOT BE removed from Head/ CFO CoA, but names can be changed WebXpress provides its own internal account  Example accounts: code to each account group and ledger • Billed Debtors It is possible to also define company’s • Sundry Creditors internal accounts code against each account • Cash in hand or group It is possible to add new account heads or inactivate existing account heads
  40. 40. Sub-ledgers from Masters WebXpress removes need for creating sub- ledgers for customer, vendors, vehicles, TRANSACTION drivers etc. Accounting transactions are posted with reference of relevant code For example when Bill Debtor is Dr, system also records customer code against that Ledgers Masters transaction Thus, ledger can then be viewed with reference to a particular customer or vendor as the case may be This avoids need to maintain masters and Accounts Transaction sub-ledgers separately and still provides view Database of every sub-ledger
  41. 41. Outbound Process PROCESS IN SAP Data Integration PROCESS IN KN-WMS Customer order receipt Invoice / Credit Note/ STN SAP Order Entry Order Generation SAP Pick List Pick List Generation & closure SAP Invoice Dispatch Note Delivery Tracker SAP Stock WMS Stock
  42. 42. January 17, 2011 Thank you APURVA MANKAD, CEO +91 98202 29708 ECFY Consulting Private limited w w w. w e b x p r e s s. i n